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‘The Last King Of Scotland’

Forest Whitaker, who celebrates a birthday today, has a long and varied filmography—he appears in one of the great high school films (Fast Times At Ridgemont High), a Vietnam-set comedy (Good Morning Vietnam), and even the Star Wars universe (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story). But perhaps his greatest role was portraying the brutal dictator Idi Amin, who led Uganda following a coup in 1971 until 1979 in the 2006 film The Last King Of Scotland. The semi-fictional story details Amin’s relationship with his personal physician, a Scottish doctor newly arrived in Uganda. Whitaker won widespread acclaim and a bevy of awards for his performance, including the Academy Award for Best Actor.

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